Parks as classrooms

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Natinoal Park Service

War in the Pacific National Historical Park and partner Pacific Historic Parks is proud to announce a professional development workshop, entitled, “Teaching Methods: Parks as Classrooms.”  The workshop will engage teachers to use locations in Guam as a resource for studying a variety of subjects, such as local and national history, marine biology, botany, culture, and geography.  The workshop will take place Oct. 27 and 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center in Sumay.

Park Rangers and the Pacific Historic Parks Education Team will provide sample lesson plan guides, share opportunities for Service Learning, and provide guided tours of the park.  The workshop is free of charge.Educators will have the chance to earn one graduate credit by registering through the University of Guam Professional and International Programs Department.  Teachers of all grade levels are welcome to sign up.

For more information visit website at: 1.usa.gov/1NKtfMf.

Space is limited to 30 educators.

Learn more about the workshop and how to register at www.nps.gov/wapa or contact Pacific Historic Parks Education Program Manager, Jaclyn Balajadia at 671-477-7278, extension 1015/1017 or email jbalajadia@pacifichistoricparks.org.

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